Sheldon Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

Sheldon Township is one of twenty-six townships in Iroquois County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,374 and it contained 613 housing units.[2] Sheldon Township was formed from Concord Township on February 19, 1868.

Sheldon Township
Location in Iroquois County
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°43′49″N 87°35′16″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyIroquois
EstablishedFebruary 19, 1868
Area
  Total39.67 sq mi (102.7 km2)
  Land39.67 sq mi (102.7 km2)
  Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
689 ft (210 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,300
  Density34.6/sq mi (13.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60953, 60966, 60970
FIPS code17-075-69225

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 39.67 square miles (102.7 km2), all land.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Cemeteries

The township contains Sheldon Cemetery.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

  • Disosway Airport

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20161,300[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Political districts

References

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